The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 82 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.12% 1.33% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.37% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 12
Average salary £35,750 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.16% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £25,000 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £34,700 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1126 947 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.74% 97.03% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 915 728 779
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) QA
3 11 (36.67%) Degree
4 10 (33.33%) Selenium
4 10 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (30.00%) C#
5 9 (30.00%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
9 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (10.00%) User Experience
10 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.00%) SDLC
10 3 (10.00%) BDD
10 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
10 3 (10.00%) XML
11 2 (6.67%) HOOD

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.67%) NUnit
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) NeoLoad
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) XSD
3 2 (6.67%) Velocity
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
4 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) BDD
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) HOOD
8 2 (6.67%) OO
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) B2B
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Korn
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) New Relic
2 1 (3.33%) Perforce
2 1 (3.33%) Google
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